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Carolyn Armbrister

August 28, 1947 — July 21, 2016

Carolyn Armbrister

Carolyn Linda Armbrister, age 68, of Ellis passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Hays Medical Center. She was born August 28, 1947 in Hays, Kansas to Gerhard and Minnie Keller. She graduated from Palco High School in 1965. She married Harold A. Armbrister on February 1, 1969 in Ellis. He preceded her in death January 31, 1995.

Carolyn was a farmer and worked hand in hand with her family on the farm. She was also a cook for Ellis public schools and was a licensed cosmetologist. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church of Ellis and she enjoyed planting her flowers, having morning coffee with her friends, and attending her grand children's activities.

She is survived by her mother, Minnie Keller of Ellis; a son, Mark Armbrister and wife Crystal of Ellis; a daughter, Brenda Schumacher and husband Bruce of Hays; a brother, Gerald Keller of Kansas City , Kansas; and four grandchildren, Logan and Morgan Armbrister and Katelyn and Cole Schumacher.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold and her father, Gerhard.

Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Monday, July 25, 2016 at St. John's Lutheran Church located 7 miles North of Ellis with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday 6 PM - 8 PM witha prayer service at 7 PM all at Keithley Funeral Chapel 400 E 17th Ellis, KS 67637.

Memorials are suggested to St. John's Lutheran Church.

Condolences may be left by guestbook at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or emailed to keithleyfuneralhomes@gmail.com















Service Information









Visitation Sunday

July 24, 2016

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Keithley Funeral Chapel

400 E. 17th Street

Ellis, Kansas 67637









Prayer Service Sunday

July 24, 2016

7:00 PM

Keithley Funeral Chapel

400 E. 17th Street

Ellis, Kansas 67637









Funeral Service Monday

July 25, 2016

10:30 AM

St. John's Lutheran Church

130th ave and St. John-St. Andrew Rd.

Ellis, Kansas 67637

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